WALL STREET JOURNAL - SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
America’s Art Scenes Off the Beaten Track
Known For: This former silver-mining boomtown and ski resort is now a playground for the world’s top collectors, so the trading-post shops are steadily making way for blue-chip galleries like Baldwin, Marianne Boesky and Casterline Goodman. Young upstart Skye Gallery just offered a plant-foraging hike with one of its artists.
ASPEN TIMES - SEPTEMBER 3,2018
Jody Guralnick’s fungi art grows at Skye Gallery in Aspen
“Aspen artist Jody Guralnick's collaborators on her latest body of work have been living in the local forests for thousands of years, others have made self-portraits for her.
Her collaborators on "The Fifth Kingdom," which runs through Sept. 20 at the Skye Gallery, are local fungi, mycelium and lichen.
It has the sense of working with a partner, Guralnick explained as she walked through the downtown Aspen gallery. Not just working with a blank piece of paper and a tube of paint, but finding something in nature to work with you."
ASPEN TIMES - JULY 17, 2018
Sculptor Ajax Axe imagines ‘Palace of the Beast’ at Skye Gallery in Aspen
“Ajax Axe's new show at the Skye Gallery invites you to cast a spell, to perform a ritual, to spin a wheel of fortune, to step inside of a sculpture and peer out from it. The interactive and playful 21-piece show uses fun and tongue-in-cheek magic as a sugar-coated hook while offering some fierce commentary on the stories we tell ourselves as individuals and as a society.
It makes you think about the relationship between humans and nature a lot, she said. And I don't feel as compelled to conform, I think, with social norms because I can always escape civilization here. Deconstructing the nature of human identity and belief, you could spend a lifetime on that, she said. People have."